Architecture Museum

Research Australian architectural and built environment history using the collection of over 200,000 items housed in UniSA’s Architecture Museum.

The Museum’s unique collection, available to scholars and the public alike, includes architectural drawings, correspondence, photographs and architects’ personal papers. The focus is on materials produced by architects working in private practice in South Australia during the 20th century, particularly in the period circa 1910 to 1980.

The Museum’s research collection is an invaluable repository of information for researchers, architects, planners, engineers, heritage consultants and all those interested in our built history.

We invite you to explore our collection and other resources.

  • Search the collection

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    Search our holdings of more than 200,000 items relating to the work of private practitioners, including approximately 20,000 drawings.

    Search the collection
  • Architects of SA database

    Search Architects of SA database

    Search this selection of South Australian architects from 1836 to the present day, detailing biographical information and built works.

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  • Visiting the museum

    Visiting the museum

    The Architecture Museum is open to the public Monday to Wednesday 10am-4pm. If you intend to visit, please arrange an appointment.

    Contact us to arrange a visit

More about the museum

  • About the Museum

    About the Museum

    Learn more about the history and function of the Architecture Museum.

    More about us

  • Publications


    Find publications associated with museum projects.

    Access publications

  • Projects


    Take a look at the museum’s current and past projects.

    Museum projects

  • SA Architect Newell Platten launching ‘Designing the Communities: the Civic Architecture of Russell & Yelland’, Civic Gallery, UniSA, 2011. Photograph: Rosey Boehm


    Read more about the Architecture museum exhibitions.


Areas of study and research

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